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Social and Psychological Aspects of HIV/AIDS and their Ramifications

This book has assembled an array of chapters on the social and psychosocial aspects of HIV/AIDS and their impact on HIV/AIDS and related behaviours. The book addresses key areas of HIV and AIDS, including, but not in any way limited to, care-seeking behaviour, adherence, access, psychosocial needs and support services, discrimination and the impact the epidemic has on various sectors of the economy. The book has seventeen chapters; seven chapters deal with social aspects of HIV/AIDS, four with psychosocial aspects of HIV/AIDS, and the remaining six chapters with the impact of social and psychosocial factors on HIV/AIDS and related behaviours. The book is an essential reading for academics, students and other people interested in the field of HIV and AIDS.

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Social and Psychological Aspects of HIV/AIDS and their RamificationsEdited by Gobopamang Letamo

Published: October 26th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1145

ISBN: 978-953-307-640-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6540-8

Copyright year: 2011

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40707 Total Chapter Downloads

14 Crossref Citations

12 Web of Science Citations

23 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Experiences and Complexities of Care-Seeking Behavior of People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Qualitative Study in Nigeria

By Ngozi C. Mbonu, Bart Van Den Borne and Nanne K. De Vries


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2. Social Position as a Structural Determinant of Adherence to Treatment in Women Living with HIV/AIDS

By Marcela Arrivillaga


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3. Intergenerational Sexual Relationship in Nigeria: Implications for Negotiating Safe Sexual Practices

By Oyediran, K.A., Odutolu, O. and Atobatele, A.O.


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4. HIV Infection and Schooling Experiences of Adolescents in Uganda

By Harriet Birungi, Francis Obare, Anne Katahoire and David Kibenge


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5. An Institutional Analysis of Access to GBV/HIV Services in Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

By William Boyce, Sarita Verma, Nomusa Mngoma and Emily Boyce


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6. Education Against HIV/AIDS

By Abdulbaset Elfituri, Fadela Kriem, Hala Sliman and Fathi Sherif


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7. Psychosocial Needs and Support Services Accessed by HIV/AIDS Patients of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Nigeria

By Yahaya, Lasiele Alabi and Jimoh, A.A.G.


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8. Triple Challenges of Psychosocial Factors, Substance Abuse, and HIV/AIDS Risky Behaviors in People Living with HIV/AIDS

By Gemechu B. Gerbi, Tsegaye Habtemariam, Berhanu Tameru, David Nganwa, Vinaida Robnett, and Sibyl K. Bowie


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9. Growing Up in the Era of AIDS: The Well-Being of Children Affected and Infected by HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

By Marguerite Daniel


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10. Psychosocial Aspects of People Living with HIV/AIDS

By Lenka Fabianova


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11. Societal Beliefs and Reactions About People Living with HIV/AIDS

By Ngozi C. Mbonu, Bart Van Den Borne and Nanne K. De Vries


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12. Trends and Levels of HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma and Discriminatory Attitudes: Insights from Botswana AIDS Impact Surveys

By Gobopamang Letamo


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13. The Impact of HIV/AIDS on the Health Transition Among Under-Five Children in Africa

By Michel Garenne


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14. HIV/AIDS and the Productivity of Selected Sub-Saharan African Regions

By Wilfred I. Ukpere and Lazarus I. Okoroji


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15. AIDS and Trauma: Adults, Children and Orphans

By Rachel Whetten and Kristen Shirey


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16. Impact of Socio-Medical Factors on the Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS Among Specific Subpopulations

By La Fleur F. Small


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